Q&A: Oracle's Andrew Sutherland on Managing the Entire Oracle Stack with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c
By Scott Mcneil-Oracle on Aug 26, 2014
As senior vice president of middleware for Oracle in Europe, Dr. Andrew Sutherland has more than 20 years’ experience in emerging technologies and their application to business problems. Currently, he manages a team of architects, business development managers, and technical specialists who help customers make the best use of their investments in Oracle technologies.
Given his breadth and depth of experience, we decided to ask Sutherland how Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4 is helping the Oracle customers he works with.
Q. What makes
Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c different from competitors' offerings?
Q. What is
the payoff for organizations that adopt such a comprehensive approach?
Perhaps most important of all, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c enables organizations to move beyond the old paradigm of multiple independent IT stacks to offer infrastructure as a service and platform as a service.
Q. As someone
who helps customers make the most of their investment in Oracle technology,
what do you find most promising about Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release
Secondly, this release provides monitoring and management tools that go both deeper into the stack and wider across components within the stack. That means an even more comprehensive dashboard.
Finally Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4 offers true enterprise-grade management. With the growth of social and mobile connectivity, the need for a highly performant and robust stack is more prominent than ever. And Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c is there to do exactly that: manage true, enterprise-grade IT deployments.
Q. What should
Oracle customers do if they want to learn more about the latest release
of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c?
Find out more about Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4.
Watch a short video featuring Sutherland.